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Business English Course: 101 Business English Idioms

101 Business English idioms: Essential Business English vocabulary for conversations, online meetings and more!
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Nick Blake
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Use 101 Business English idioms to make their Business English communication more natural, impressive and engaging.
Have greater confidence when using English in the workplace
Feel more confident and comfortable when interacting with native and proficient speakers of English in professional situations
Understand English idioms and how they are used in daily and business situations
Understand common idioms that native and proficient English speakers use
Impress your boss, clients and colleagues with your range of Business English vocabulary

Do you ever find yourself confused by what native English speakers are saying?

Do you want to improve your professional English fluency and sound more like a native speaker?

One of the best and quickest ways to do this is by learning English idioms. In this course, you will learn 101 Business English idioms used by Native and proficient English speakers in professional situations. This dynamic, animated course features practical examples for each idiom as well as clear, easy-to-understand explanations of each phrase. Learning these idioms will help you to understand and use more Business English vocabulary in working situations such as business conversations, presentations, online meetings, negotiations, phone calls and more!

Idioms are used all the time in business situations so if you ever have to communicate professionally with native speakers or proficient English speakers it’s really important to at least understand idioms. Once you start to correctly use idioms, you will sound more natural, fluent and engaging.

In this course you are going to learn 101 Business English Idioms, helping you to understand some of the most common idioms used in professional situations. Through animated dialogues, explanations, examples and quizzes, you’ll learn the correct meanings as well as how to use and pronounce each idiom.

Animal Idioms

1
The elephant in the room
2
Take the bull by the horns
3
Straight from the horse’s mouth
4
Fly on the wall
5
Headless Chicken
6
Can of worms
7
One Trick Pony
8
Fish out of water
9
Bull in a china shop
10
Dark horse
11
Animal Idioms Quiz

Test your knowledge of Business English idioms about animals.

Sports Idioms

1
Get the ball rolling
2
Throw in the towel
3
The ball is in your court
4
Ballpark figure
5
Walking a tightrope
6
The home stretch
7
Par for the course
8
Game changer
9
To Move the Goalposts
10
On the ball
11
Sports idioms Quiz

Test your knowledge of Business English idioms about sports.

Colour Idioms

1
In the dark
2
Caught red-handed
3
Grey area
4
Blue in the face
5
In the red
6
Red Tape
7
Green light
8
Once in a blue moon
9
Purple patch
10
See red
11
Colour Idioms Quiz

Test your knowledge of Business English idioms about colours.

Food Idioms

1
Have a lot on your plate
2
Bad Egg
3
In a nutshell
4
Put all your eggs in one basket
5
Low-hanging fruit
6
As cool as a cucumber
7
Hot potato
8
Pie in the sky
9
Bigger fish to fry
10
Bitter pill to swallow
11
Food idioms Quiz

Body Parts Idioms

1
Shoot yourself in the foot
2
On your toes
3
See eye to eye
4
Keep our heads above water
5
Play it by ear
6
Hands are tied
7
No brainer
8
All hands on deck
9
Breathing down someone’s neck
10
Cold Feet
11
Body Part Idioms Quiz

Test your knowledge of body part idioms with this quiz

Crime and Conflict Idioms

1
Thick as thieves
2
Dodge a bullet
3
Pull the trigger
4
Dead wood
5
Loose cannon
6
Call the shots
7
Nail in the coffin
8
Bite the bullet
9
Shoot something down
10
Stick to your guns
11
Crime and Conflict Idioms Quiz

Test your knowledge of Crime and Conflict idioms with this quiz

Travel and Transport Idioms

1
In the driving seat
2
Up to speed
3
Throw under the bus
4
Rock the boat
5
Jump ship
6
Fall off the back of a lorry
7
Fall off the wagon
8
Jump on the bandwagon
9
Drive someone up the wall
10
In the same boat
11
Travel and Transport Idioms Quiz

Test your knowledge of transport and travel idioms with this quiz

Clothing Idioms

1
Put yourself in someone else’s shoes
2
Put a sock in it
3
Burn a hole in your pocket
4
Air dirty laundry in public
5
Have an ace up your sleeve
6
On a shoestring
7
Off the cuff
8
Line your own pockets
9
Cut from the same cloth
10
Tighten your belt
11
Clothing Idioms Quiz

Test your knowledge of clothing idioms with this quiz

Home Idioms

1
Go through the roof
2
Get on like a house on fire
3
Come out of the woodwork
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